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Pentwater's Christmas in the Village Festivities

Weekends From Thanksgiving to New Year's Day, 2022

If you’re in the mood for an old-fashioned Christmas, Pentwater is where you want to be. Their Christmas in the Village takes place on weekends from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day. Pentwater’s shops, art galleries and restaurants will be decked out for the holiday season and puts you in a festive mood. Refreshments and in-store specials make shopping locally that much nicer. Christmas is for families so enjoy your holidays in the charming village of Pentwater.

Here’s the Typical List of Events Held in Conjunction with Christmas in the Village:

  • Christmas Market on the Village Green. Shop for fresh cut Christmas trees, garland, wreaths, porch pots, swags, and more.
  • Tree Lighting & Santa’s Arrival – Santa is escorted into town by the Pentwater Fire Department and will be on the Village Green to greet you! 
  • Small Business Saturday – Support local businesses by shopping and dining local. Hours may vary by merchant.
  • Holiday History on Hancock – Take a 45 minute guided history stroll down Hancock St. Tour begins at Snug Harbor Marina and ends at the Pentwater Methodist Church.
  • Bonfire on the Village Green – Roast a marshmallow and enjoy a cup of hot chocolate.
  • Caroling at the Bonfire on the Village Green – All voices are welcome, song sheets provided.
  • Bring Your Own Champagne Brunch – Good Stuff’s provides the orange juice and you bring your own champagne. Regular menu items available, plus brunch specials. Goodstuff’s- 111 S. Hancock St., Pentwater.
  • COVE Afternoon Tea Benefit at the Oceana County Council on Aging- 4250 W. Tyler Rd., Hart.  Cost is $15 per person. Space is very limited, call (231) 843-2541 to make reservations.

2021 Participating Businesses Included:

  • Antler Bar
  • Birch Michigan
  • Channel Lane Inn
  • Cosmic Candy
  • Craze
  • Elise’s Women’s Apparel
  • Goodstuffs
  • Green Isaac’s
  • Honeybee
  • Jilly’s
  • Linabella
  • Oldwick Post
  • Painted Frog Studio
  • Portview
  • Provisions
  • Sew Let’s Be Quilty
  • Storybook Village
  • Studio 161
  • Sun & Beach
  • The Mason Jar

Stay tuned for updated information on Christmas in the Village 2022!

For more information on the Pentwater’s Christmas in the Village, please contact:

Pentwater Chamber of Commerce

(231) 869-4150

324 S. Hancock St., Pentwater, MI,  49449